Peru - Von Machu Picchu zum Amazonas

Erkunde dieses unglaubliche Land von Lima bis Cusco

  • Farbenfrohe Kontraste in Peru
  • Sanddünen von Huacachina
  • Mysterium Nazca Linien
  • Kolonialer Charme von Arequipa
  • Die tiefste Schlucht der Welt - Colca Canyon
  • Traditionelles Leben am Titicaca See
  • Trekking im Reich der Inkas
  • Auf den Spuren der Inkakönige in Cusco
  • Weltberühmtes Machu Picchu
  • Atemberaubender Amazonasdschungel
  • Überblick
  • Leistungen
  • Reiseverlauf
  • Termine & Preise
  • Zusatzinformationen
  • Einreisebestimmungen

20 Tage Peru

Regenwald Trekking Archäologische Stätten ab 3.155 € Anfragen oder buchen

Antike Hinterlassenschaften vergangener Hochkulturen, tropischer Dschungel, fantastische Berglandschaften und eine außergewöhnliche Kultur - das ist Peru. Du dringst in das Dickicht des artenreichen Amazonas Dschungels vor, wanderst auf dem legendären Inka Trail zu den weltberühmten Ruinen von Machu Picchu und staunst über die geheimnissvollen Scharrbilder der Nazca Ebene, deren Bedeutung bis heute ungeklärt ist. Beobachte majestätische Kondore am spektakulären Colca Canyon und lerne bei einer Gastfamilie am tiefblauen Titicaca See ein Stück peruanischen Alltag kennen. Erklimme die riesigen Sanddünen von Huacachina, folge in Cusco den Spuren der Inkakönige und lass dich vom kolonialen Charme Arequipas gefangen nehmen. Die tiefste Schlucht des amerikanischen Kontinents, das Hochland der Anden und das grüne Dickicht des Amazonasbeckens - lass dich auf dieser spannenden Rundreise von den Höhepunkten Perus begeistern.

1. Tag: Lima
2. Tag: Pisco / Paracas
3. Tag: Pisco / Paracas - Nazca
4. Tag: Nazca - Arequipa
5. Tag: Arequipa
6. Tag: Arequipa - Colca Canyon
7. Tag: Puno
8. Tag: Aufenthalt bei einer Gastfamilie am Titicaca See
9. Tag: Puno
10. Tag: Cusco
11. Tag: Cusco
12. Tag: Inca Trail, Inca Quarry Trail oder Zugoption
13. Tag: Inca Trail, Inca Quarry Trail oder Zugoption
14. Tag: Inca Trail, Quarry Trail oder Zugoption
15. Tag: Inca Trail, Quarry Trail oder Zugoption (Machu Picchu) / Cusco
16. Tag: Cusco
17-18. Tag: Amazonas Dschungel
19. Tag: Lima
20. Tag: Lima

Leistungen enthalten

  • Peru Rundreise gemäß Programm
  • Transporte, Unterkünfte und Mahlzeiten gemäß Programm
  • Ausflüge, Aktivitäten und Besichtigungen gemäß Reiseverlauf
  • Besuch des Friedhofs in Chauchilla
  • Ausflug in den Colca Canyon
  • Bootstour und Gastfamilienaufenthalt auf dem Titicaca See
  • Orientierungsrundgang durch Cusco
  • Besuch des Schokoladenmuseums in Cusco
  • Aufenthalt und Aktivitäten im Amazonas Dschungel

Leistungen nicht enthalten

  • Nicht genannte Mahlzeiten und Getränke
  • Optionale Ausflüge und Aktivitäten
  • Persönliche Ausgaben, Trinkgelder
  • Flughafengebühren und Ausreisesteuern

Unterbringung

13x Mittelklasse-Hotel
1x Gastfamilie
3x Campingplatz
2x Dschungellodge
Die Unterbringung erfolgt in Zweibett- bzw. Mehrbettzimmern und in Zwei-Personen-Zelten. Alleinreisende werden mit Mitreisenden gleichen Geschlechts untergebracht. Gegen Aufpreis ist auch die Unterbringung im Einzelzimmer buchbar (vorbehaltlich Verfügbarkeit, Einzelunterbringung nicht bei der Gastfamilie und im Dschungel möglich). EZ-Zuschlag bitte anfragen.

Während des Campings werden Isomatten zur Verfügung gestellt. Ein Schlafsack wird benötigt (gegen eine Gebühr von ca. USD20-25 auch vor Ort leihbar). Für die Wintermonate empfiehlt sich ein warmer Schlafsack (Komfortbereich bis -10C°). Für zusätzliche Wärme kann ein Schlafsack-Inlett mitgenommen werden.

Verpflegung

19x Frühstück, 6x Mittagessen, 6x Abendessen
Plane umgerechnet etwa EUR 575 (USD 650) für nicht enthaltene Mahlzeiten ein. Dies soll dir die Möglichkeit geben, selbst zu entscheiden was, wann, wo und mit wem du essen möchtest. Nutze die Gelegenheit, um einen Einblick in die einheimische Küche zu erhalten.

Beim Inca Trail werden die Mahlzeiten von einem Koch zubereitet.

Tourbegleitung

Englischsprachiger Reiseleiter, lokale Tourguides, Träger und Koch bei der Inka Trail Wanderung

Hinter jeder Reise steht ein großartiger Reiseleiter. Der Enthusiasmus und das fast unschlagbare Wissen unserer einheimischen und englischsprachigen Reiseleiter werden deine Reise unvergesslich machen. Mit Rat und Tat stehen sie den Reisenden zur Seite. Vom Anfang bis zum Ende der Tour sind sie vor Ort für die Gruppe da, wissen nicht nur, in welchen Restaurants man gut isst und wo die besten Shops zu finden sind, sondern zeigen den Reisenden mit Kompetenz und voller Begeisterung ihre Heimat.

Transportarten

Flugzeug, Boot, Kanu, öffentlicher Bus, Privatfahrzeug

Zusätzliche Übernachtungen

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1. Tag: Lima

Welcome to Lima, Peru. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 4 pm. Please look for a note in the hotel lobby or ask the hotel reception where it will take place. One of the most beautiful cities in South America, there's plenty to do and see in Lima. You’ll get to see downtown Lima and the historical centre on your walking tour tomorrow, but we also recommend arriving a few days early to see more of the sights. There’s the famous suburb of Miraflores, Central Park and Lovers’ Park, and the 16th-century monastery of San Francisco with its catacombs of some 10,000 remains. There are also plenty of museums including the Museum of the Inquisition, the National Museum and the Gold Museum. Be sure to have a bite of Peru's national dish of ceviche.

Special Information: If you can't arrange a flight that will have you arrive in time for today's welcome meeting, you may wish to arrive a day early so you're able to attend. We'll be happy to book additional accommodation for you (subject to availability). If you're going to be late, please inform the hotel reception. We'll be collecting your insurance details and next of kin information at this meeting, so please have these on hand.

Optional Activities:
Lima - Museo de la Nacion - PEN10
Lima - Gold Museum - PEN35
Lima Home Cooked - Urban Adventures - USD83
Lima Coast Biking Tour - Urban Adventures - USD52
Lima Discovery - Urban Adventures - USD37

Unterkunft: Mittelklasse-Hotel

2. Tag: Pisco / Paracas

Set out on a guided tour of downtown Lima, where streets are flanked with colonial mansions, palaces and churches. See the iconic Plaza Mayor with its imposing Cathedral on foot, then board a local bus bound for Pisco. The bus will stop about three or four times along the way during the four hour journey. There are no planned activities upon arrival in Pisco, but you may want to seek out a bar serving Peru's national libation – this is the birthplace of the Pisco sour, after all.

Unterkunft: Mittelklasse-Hotel

Verpflegung: 1x Frühstück

3. Tag: Pisco / Paracas - Nazca

This morning, wildlife enthusiasts might like to take the opportunity to visit the Paracas National Reserve for a chance to spot pelicans, red-footed boobies and flamingos on a 2-hour boat tour. Otherwise, take it easy do some more sightseeing in Pisco before the drive to one of the world's most mysterious archaeological sites, the Nazca Lines. Along the way, stop in the town of Huacachina. This little settlement sits beside a small lake with dramatic sand dunes. Perhaps go sandboarding or simply enjoy the photo opportunities. Upon arrival, explore the eerie desert graveyard of Chauchilla, where the arid conditions have naturally interred the remains of the Nazca people buried here. Visit the Nazca lines, enormous geoglyphs representing animals drawn into the sand thousands of years ago. Climb to the viewing platform, or perhaps take an optional flight over the lines for the best experience.

Special Information: Between June and September, the port to Ballestas Islands might be closed due to weather conditions. If this happens, you’ll be offered an alternative land tour of the Paracas National Reserve instead.

Flights over the Nazca lines are not recommended for those with a weak stomach. Planes turn sharply to facilitate viewing of the lines. Several local operators offer flights over the lines and there have been safety issues in the past. While Intrepid cannot guarantee the safety of any of the flights, your tour leader can recommend some operators that are safer than others according to our assessment. Your leader is specifically prohibited from recommending or assisting booking this activity through any other operators.

Optional Activities:
Ballestas Islands - Guided tour - PEN57

Unterkunft: Mittelklasse-Hotel

Verpflegung: 1x Frühstück

4. Tag: Nazca - Arequipa

Travel approximately 9 hours from Nazca to Arequipa by local bus. Standing at the foot of El Misti Volcano and oozing the best of Spanish colonial charm, Arequipa vies with Cusco for the title of Peru's most attractive city. Built out of a pale volcanic rock called sillar, the old buildings dazzle in the sun, giving the city its nickname – the 'White City'. The main plaza, with its cafes and nearby cathedral, is a lovely place to while away the day.

Optional Activities:
Nazca - Flight Over the Nazca Lines - USD100

Enthaltene Aktivitäten:
Chauchilla Cemetery Tour

Fahrzeit: ca. 9 Std.

Unterkunft: Mittelklasse-Hotel

Verpflegung: 1x Frühstück

5. Tag: Arequipa

Spend the day in stunning Arequipa. Perhaps wander the main plaza with its lovely cathedral, many cafes and eateries. You may like to visit the Andean Sanctuaries Museum in Arequipa, which houses Peru’s famous ‘Ice Maiden’, the Inca mummy of a girl who died in the 1440s. There’s also the Monasterio de Santa Catalina, a 16th century monastery which only accepted women from well-to-do Spanish families. These nuns grew infamous for their luxurious lifestyles, each one having her own servant, splurging on fine products and enjoying frequent parties.

Special Information: From January to April, Juanita is switched to a different ‘mummy’, Sarita, so that she can be properly preserved and maintained.

Optional Activities:
Arequipa - Santa Catalina Monastery - PEN45
Arequipa - Juanita Museum - PEN20

Unterkunft: Mittelklasse-Hotel

Verpflegung: 1x Frühstück

6. Tag: Arequipa - Colca Canyon

Today you’ll travel about 5 hours by minivan to the town of Chivay. Along the way, you’ll see llamas, alpacas and vicunas – not sure how to differentiate between these adorable creatures? Your tour leader will explain the differences between them. You’ll also stop for breaks, photo opportunities and to try some local coca tea. The third stop takes you to the highest point on the tour at Patapama (4800 metres above sea level) before descending to your destination of Chivay. Enjoy a break for lunch in town and then you will visit the Colca Canyon, more than twice as deep as the Grand Canyon, the Colca has some breathtaking views. Here you’ll see terraced crops that have been cultivated since pre-Inca times by local villages. This is also the home of the Andean condor. Witness one of the world’s largest flying birds soar above and below you from a prime viewing point above the canyon.

From here you can either spend the evening soaking in the baths, dining on llama steak at a nearby restaurant or seeing some live Andean music at a pena (local bar).

Special Information: When stopping off at Patapama, you’re likely to experience some shortness of breath. This is nothing to worry about as it’s a short stop and the bus will quickly descend to lower altitude. Remember to prepare for altitude sickness before the trip. The accommodation in Chivay is very basic, has no heating and can sometimes be noisy. There are, however, ensuite toilets and you may request extra blankets on a chilly night.

Optional Activities:
Colca Canyon - La Calera hot springs - PEN15

Enthaltene Aktivitäten:
Colca Canyon - Guided tour

Fahrzeit: ca. 5 Std.

Unterkunft: Mittelklasse-Hotel

Verpflegung: 1x Frühstück

7. Tag: Puno

This morning you’ll board a bus to Puno, it’s a long drive, but the dramatic views of Peru’s highlands – the Altiplano – make it an exceptionally scenic one too. Puno is located on the shores of Lake Titicaca, which you’ll explore in the coming days. Upon arrival, take the change to get acquainted with the town. Puno is known as Peru’s folklore capital, this is due in no small part to its thriving indigenous cultures, including the Aymara and Quechua. If you’re lucky enough to arrive during a festival, you’ll be treated to an elaborate parade of costumes and dances.

Unterkunft: Mittelklasse-Hotel

Verpflegung: 1x Frühstück

8. Tag: Aufenthalt bei einer Gastfamilie am Titicaca See

Start the day with a tour of Lake Titicaca. Sitting 3820 metres above sea level, it holds the title of highest navigable lake in the world. Hop in a motorboat and learn about the spiritual significance the lake holds for the Quechua while cruising across its waters. Stop off at Uros Titinos, floating man-made islands made entirely from reeds and home to several families. Later, head to your homestay in the Lake Titicaca region. To get a better understand of daily life, why not help your host family with some of their daily activities. Your hosts will be happy to teach you a few words of their language, Quechua, and a friendly game of soccer may also be on the cards!

Special Information: Your homestay tonight is a mud brick house. The accommodation is very basic, but the experience is rewarding nonetheless. Be prepared to use shared drop toilets and have no access to a shower for the night. There will be plenty of blankets to keep you warm.

Enthaltene Aktivitäten:
Lake Titicaca - Boat tour & Homestay

Unterkunft: Gastfamilie

Verpflegung: 1x Frühstück, 1x Mittagessen, 1x Abendessen

9. Tag: Puno

After breakfast, take a 1-hour boat ride to Taquile Island. The locals here make their livelihood out of textiles, with the women doing the spinning and men doing the knitting. Browse the handmade goods sold here including warm, high quality items. Next, take an uphill trek for about an hour to visit the main area of the island. After a brief stay, the boat will take you back to Puno (about 3 hours).

Fahrzeit: ca. 3 Std.

Unterkunft: Mittelklasse-Hotel

Verpflegung: 1x Frühstück

10. Tag: Cusco

Take a scenic bus ride across the Altiplano towards Cusco (approximately 7 hours). Cusco is the continent’s oldest continuously inhabited city and here, colonial buildings are built upon foundations remaining from Inca times. Spend a little time acclimatising to the high altitude (3450 metres), then set out to discover some of Cusco's lesser-known sights on a guided walking tour. Visit the facade of Qoricancha temple, San Pedro market, the main square, 12 Angled Stone, Regocijo Square and San Blas Square. End the walking tour at Cusco's Chocolate museum where you'll get to sample a decadent cup of hot chocolate made from local cacao beans. There’s also a small store where you can browse handicrafts and artisanal chocolate products.

Optional Activities:
Cuzco - Coricancha Temple entrance fee - PEN15

Enthaltene Aktivitäten:
Cusco - Orientation Walk
Cusco - Chocolate Museum Visit & Hot Chocolate

Fahrzeit: ca. 7 Std.

Unterkunft: Mittelklasse-Hotel

Verpflegung: 1x Frühstück

11. Tag: Cusco

Enjoy a free day in Cusco, the heart and soul of Peru. You may like to visit the city’s many museums and archaeological sites with a boleto turistico (tourism ticket). This includes the Contemporary Art Museum, Regional History Museum, Qosqo Native Art Museum and the Inca ruins of Saqsaywaman, Q'enqo, Pica Pakara, Pisac and Ollantaytambo. The most easily accessible among these sites is Coricancha, which was once the Incan empire's richest temple until the Spanish built a Dominican church on top of it.

Optional Activities:
Sacred Valley - Via Ferrata & Zipline - PEN265
Sacred Valley - Mountain Biking - USD120
Cusco - Pisco Making - Urban Adventures - USD51
Cusco - Stand Up Paddle Boarding - USD75
Cusco - Art Trail workshop - USD59

Unterkunft: Mittelklasse-Hotel

Verpflegung: 1x Frühstück

12. Tag: Inca Trail, Inca Quarry Trail oder Zugoption

Depending on the travel arrangements you made before the trip, during the next four days you’ll be doing one of the following: hiking the Inca Trail, hiking the Quarry Trail or staying in Cusco for another two days before taking the train to Aguas Calientes. While away from Cusco, the bulk of your luggage will be stored at your hotel. If you’re hiking the Inca Trail or the Quarry Trail, the evening before you leave Cusco you'll receive a small duffle bag to carry your clothes in for the next four days (5 kg maximum). Your team of porters will carry these bags for you, together with the food and equipment for the trail. Please note that you won't have access to these items until the end of each day, as the porters will always be ahead of the group. If you’re travelling to Aguas Calientes by train, you'll be able to leave most of your luggage at the hotel in Cusco and only travel with the necessary items during the excursion by train.

Route 1: Inca Trail
Today travel by minivan to the 82-kilometre marker and meet your crew of local porters, cook and guide. The first day includes uphill trekking to the campsite, which is at 3100 metres above sea level. On the way you’ll see the Inca sites of Ollantaytambo, Huillca Raccay and Llactapata, as well as incredible views of snow-capped Veronica Peak. In the evening, unwind at the campsite with a nourishing meal.

Notes: The Inca Trail is within the abilities of most reasonably fit people, but please come prepared, as the trail is 45 kilometres long and often steep. Each day's journey generally consists of seven hours of walking (uphill and downhill), with stops for snacks and lunch. Trekking usually begins at 7 am (except on the fourth morning) and you reach the campsite around 5 pm. Accommodation on the trek is camping (three nights). Double tents (twin-share) and inflatable camping mats will be provided. The porters will set up the tents while the cook prepares meals.

Route 2: The Quarry Trail
Make an early start today and drive to Choquequilla, a small ceremonial place where the Inca worshipped the moon. Drive to the starting point of the trek, Rafq'a, and meet the horsemen who join us on the hike. After a 1-hour walk, reach the small community of Socma. Carry on to the Perolniyoc cascade lookout, where there’ll be an opportunity to stop for photos and a food break. Continue to the campsite, which is 3700 metres above sea level, and arrive around lunchtime. After lunch, set off to explore the Q'orimarca archaeological site, which once served as a checkpoint to the Inca.

Notes: The Quarry Trail is within the abilities of most reasonably fit people. The hike is 26 kilometres long in total and its highest pass is at 4450 metres above sea level. Throughout the trek, horses will carry your gear and camping equipment. The first two nights are spent camping and the third night you will stay at a simple hotel. Double tents (twin-share) and inflatable camping mats will be provided. The porters will set up the tents while the cook prepares meals.

Route 3: Train
For those travellers who would prefer not to hike, or who are unable to, will spend an extra day in Cusco. With no planned activities for this day, perhaps ask your leader for suggestions on how to make the most of your time in this beautiful city.

Special Information: Included lunch and dinner on this day is for people trekking the Inca or Quarry Trail only. If you don't do one of the trails you will stay in a hotel in Cusco.

Optional Activities:
Cusco - Full Boleto Turistico Pass (access to 16 archaeological sites, transport & guides not included) - PEN135
Cusco - Half Boleto Turistico Pass (access to selected archaeological sites, transport & guides not included) - PEN75

Unterkunft: Campingplatz

Verpflegung: 1x Frühstück, 1x Mittagessen, 1x Abendessen

13. Tag: Inca Trail, Inca Quarry Trail oder Zugoption

Route 1: Inca Trail
This is the most challenging day of the trek as you ascend a long steep path (approximately 5 hours) to reach the highest point of the trail. Colloquially known as 'Dead Woman's Pass', Warmiwanusca sits at a height of 4200 metres above sea level, providing amazing views of the valley below. The group will then descend to the campsite in the Pacaymayo Valley at 3650 metres.

Route 2: The Quarry Trail
This is the most challenging yet rewarding day of the hike. A 3-hour walk takes you to the top of the first pass of Puccaqasa (approximately 4370 metres high). After enjoying picturesque views of the valley, it’s a short walk before stopping for lunch. Afterwards, make the 2-hour hike to Kuychicassa, the highest pass of the trek at 4450 metres. From here, descend to the sacred site the Inca called Intipunku (Sun Gate) and enjoy views of the Nevado Veronica mountain, then head to the campsite, only a stone’s throw away at Choquetacarpo.

Route 3: Train
Today you’ll head to a community along the valley to learn about local lifestyle and activities. If your visit coincides with market day, you can spend time browsing the stalls in search of hand-painted beads or warm ponchos and maybe practising a little bit of the local language, Quechua. Your leader might also suggest an optional local meal or an Andean picnic with the locals.

Special Information: Included lunch and dinner on this day is for people trekking the Inca or Quarry Trail only. If you don't do one of the trails you will stay in a hotel in Cusco.

Unterkunft: Campingplatz

Verpflegung: 1x Frühstück, 1x Mittagessen, 1x Abendessen

14. Tag: Inca Trail, Quarry Trail oder Zugoption

Route 1: Inca Trail
Start the day with a climb through the Pacaymayo valley to Runkuracay pass (3980 metres). Enjoy views of the snow-capped mountain of Cordillera Vilcabamba before descending for around 2 to 3 hours to the ruins of Sayacmarca. Continue over the trail’s third pass to the ruins of Phuyupatamarca (3850 metres), also known as 'Town Above the Clouds', then begin the 2-hour descent down the Inca steps to the final night's campsite by the Winay Wayna archaeological site.

Route 2: The Quarry Trail
Today’s hike will all be downhill. The first stop is the incomplete Kachiqata quarry, where the Inca were intercepted by the Spanish. Around midday, come to the end of the trek and explore the cobbled streets of Ollantaytambo before taking the short train journey to Aguas Calientes. This is where you’ll meet up with the travellers in your group who didn't hike. Visiting the natural hot springs in town is a soothing way to spend the late afternoon, before spending the night in a comfortable hotel before tomorrow’s visit to Machu Picchu.

Route 3: Train
Travel by train through the winding Urubamba Valley to Aguas Calientes (approximately 90 minutes). Sitting at the base of Machu Picchu in a picturesque valley, Aguas Calientes takes its name from the numerous hot springs that are dotted throughout the area.

Special Information: Included lunch on this day is for people trekking the Inca or Quarry Trail only. If you don't do one of the trails you will stay in a hotel in Cusco.

Optional Activities:
Machu Picchu Site Museum - PEN25

Unterkunft: Campingplatz

Verpflegung: 1x Frühstück, 1x Mittagessen, 1x Abendessen

15. Tag: Inca Trail, Quarry Trail oder Zugoption (Machu Picchu) / Cusco

Route 1: Inca Trail
This is the final and most spectacular leg of the trek to Machu Picchu. The day starts before dawn with breakfast at 4.30 am, then say farewell to the porters as they descend to the train station. Begin hiking by 5.30 am – the walk to Intipunku (the Sun Gate) takes around 2.5 hours. Weather permitting, enjoy unforgettable views over Machu Pichu ‘Lost City of the Inca’ as the sun rises (and before it’s crawling with tourists). After taking advantage of the seemingly endless photo opportunities, it's time to return to Cusco for a well-deserved shower and a Pisco sour.

Route 2: The Quarry Trail
Depending on weather conditions, take a bus at 5:30 am along the winding road to Machu Picchu (approximately 30 minutes). At Machu Picchu, join up with the travellers in your group who hiked the Inca Trail. If skies are clear, enjoy spectacular views over the ancient city from the Sun Gate, before going on a guided walk around the ruins and returning to Cusco with the group for a well-earned Pisco sour.

Route 3: Train
Take an early bus up to Machu Picchu at 5.30 am. The city was built around 1440 AD as a country retreat for the Inca nobility, but there’s evidence that the land had been a sacred Inca site for much longer. Take a guided tour around the ruins of temples, palaces and living quarters, and enjoy free time afterwards to wander around on your own before the group returns to Cusco.

Special Information Visiting Machu Picchu:
According to Machu Picchu visiting regulations, all visitors must follow a pre-determined route within the site. This route must be followed in one direction only and once the guided visit commences, exiting and re-entering the site is not permitted. Once the guided visit concludes, visitors must exit the site and personal exploration of Machu Picchu is not permitted.

Sunrise at Machu Picchu: Inca Trail trekkers: Due to safety reasons, the final checkpoint for all trekkers does not open until 5 am therefore the estimated arrival time to Machu Picchu Sungate is approximately 7.30 am. Quarry trekkers and Train travellers: The first bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu departs at 5.30 am. The estimated arrival time is between 6-6.30 am. The sun rises at Machu Picchu at approximately 5.30 am, therefore it's not possible to be there in time for sunrise.

Due to the internal safety policy, our leaders are specifically prohibited from recommending or assist

Unterkunft: Mittelklasse-Hotel

Verpflegung: 1x Frühstück

16. Tag: Cusco

Enjoy free time to delve deeper into all Cusco has to offer. Those with weary legs may want to simply grab a coffee from a cafe at Plaza de Armas and do some people-watching. Cafe Daria is a great choice for a meal. In addition to serving up delicious food, this central pizzeria also provides vocational training to young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. For those who can't get enough active adventure, the hills that surround Cusco are well-suited for some mountain biking. Ask your tour leader for advice on optional activities and how to make the most of your free day.

Optional Activities:
Cusco - City tour - USD15
Rainbow Mountain Hike - USD97

Unterkunft: Mittelklasse-Hotel

Verpflegung: 1x Frühstück

17-18. Tag: Amazonas Dschungel

This morning you will take a flight to the frontier town of Puerto Maldonado in the Amazon Jungle, where you'll be staying for two nights. Upon your arrival, lodge staff will take you to their office in town where you’ll be able to pack a small duffle bag with clothing and other items needed for two days in the jungle, stow the rest of your luggage and then travel by private vehicle to the water. Here, board a motorised canoe and cruise deep into the jungle. The journey to your eco-lodge in the Madre de Dios region will take around 3 hours, and you'll be given a packed lunch on the way. Arrive and settle in to your thatched-roof lodge before a short orientation walk of the immediate area and a briefing. Spend the evening getting acquainted with the sights and smells of the jungle and fall asleep to the sounds of nature.

Special Information Accommodation: We stay at two different lodges in the same area and the activities may vary slightly according to which lodge you are at. Depending on which lodge you are staying at, the included night excursion may be on the night of Day 1 or Day 2. As both of our lodges are in the same area of the jungle, you will see the same wildlife and your overall jungle experience will be the same in either lodge.

Health/Physical: There is an 11-kilometre jungle walk. At times the paths can get quite muddy and some people can find the trek a little exhausting, but the adventure is well worth it! Along the way there will be regular stops and you'll encounter magnificent fauna and flora in their natural habitat.

Enthaltene Aktivitäten:
Amazon Jungle - Amazon jungle lodge stay

Unterkunft: Dschungellodge

Verpflegung: 2x Frühstück, 2x Mittagessen, 2x Abendessen

19. Tag: Lima

Leave behind the natural wonders of the Amazon and return to Puerto Maldonado where a short 2-hour flight will take the group back to Lima. One of our local representatives will meet you at the airport and will accompany you back to the hotel in Lima. The rest of the day is then free to explore more of Lima's sights and perhaps do some last-minute souvenir shopping. In the evening, maybe gather the group together for one last night out on the town.

Optional Activities:
Lima - Archaeological Museum - PEN15
Lima - Museum of the Inquisition - Free

Unterkunft: Mittelklasse-Hotel

Verpflegung: 1x Frühstück

20. Tag: Lima

The adventure comes to and end today after breakfast and there are no planned activities. If you feel like you didn’t have much time in Lima at the start of your trip, perhaps stay on for a few extra days to see more of the city. We’ll be happy to assist with booking accommodation (subject to availability).

Optional Activities:
Lima - Lima Home Cooked - Urban Adventures - USD83
Lima Coast Biking Tour - Urban Adventures - USD52
Lima - Lima Discovery - Urban Adventures - USD37

Verpflegung: 1x Frühstück

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Inca Trail / Inca Quarry Trail
Seit 2004 ist die Zahl der Teilnehmer, die pro Tag zum Inka Trail aufbrechen dürfen, begrenzt. Dadurch sollen der Erhalt des Weges garantiert und die Umweltprobleme verringert werden. Da die erforderlichen Genehmigungen für den Inka Trail Trek oftmals schon Monate im Voraus ausgebucht sind, empfiehlt sich eine frühzeitige Buchung. Der Inka Trail Trek gilt als mittelmäßig schwer und ist in der Regel von jedem zu schaffen, der über eine durchschnittliche Fitness verfügt.

Sollten die Permits für deinen gewünschten Reisetermin bereits vergriffen sein, hast du die Möglichkeit, alternativ den Inca Quarry Trail zu wandern. Abseits der touristischen Pfade und inmitten beeindruckender Landschaften führt die Route entlang kleinerer archäologischer Stätten. Auch zwei Dörfer liegen am Weg, deren Besuch das harte Leben in den Anden verdeutlicht. Die gesamte Strecke des Treks umfasst etwa 26 km. Die maximale Höhe beträgt 4.450m. Für diesen Trek wird kein Permit benötigt. Während des Treks kann sich die Gruppengröße leicht erhöhen, da noch andere Teilnehmer hinzukommen können.

Inka Trek im Februar
Der Inca Trail wird jedes Jahr im Februar für Säuberungs- und Instandhaltungsmaßnahmen geschlossen. Sollte der Trekkingteil Ihrer Tour in diesen Zeitraum fallen, wandern Sie automatisch den Quarry Trail.

Sollte es nicht möglich sein, das Permit für den Inka Trail zu erhalten, bieten wir folgende Alternativen an:
- Anderer Reisetermin oder andere Tour
- Inca Quarry Trail mit Machu Picchu
- 2 Extratage in Cuzco, Zugfahrt nach Aguas Calientes mit einer weiteren Übernachtung und Besichtigung von Machu Picchu, bevor Sie nach Cusco zurückkehren

Reisepassdaten sind bei Buchung anzugeben: Geburtsdatum, Reisepassnummer, Ausstellungs-/Ablaufdatum, Name wie im Reisepass angegeben

Flug über die Nazca Linien
Von vom Flughafen "Maria Reiche" in Nazca abgehenden Flügen über die Nazca-Linien wird derzeit grundsätzlich abgeraten. Der technische Zustand der dort eingesetzten Kleinflugzeuge, die Qualifikation der Piloten und die Einhaltung von Sicherheitsvorschriften entsprechen oft nicht europäischem Standard. Die Standards am Flughafen in Pisco, von wo ebenfalls Überflüge der Nazca-Linien angeboten werden, sind nach derzeitigen Erkenntnissen besser. Für weitere Informationen gehe bitte auf die Internetseite des Auswärtigen Amtes.

Tourstil
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Eine gute Mischung aus öffentlichen und privaten Verkehrsmitteln sowie viele inkludierte Aktivitäten. Übernachtet wird meist in einfachen landestypischen Hotels, charmanten Pensionen (Bed & Breakfast) oder auch mal auf einer sogenannten „Estancia“, sei es in der kolumbianischen Kaffeeregion oder in der argentinischen Pampa. Dort dürfen die Gäste ruhig auch selbst Hand anlegen. Während der Trekkingtouren übernachtet man vorwiegend im Zelt in Camps. Vielfach sind Mahlzeiten inkludiert. Hin und wieder verbringt man die Nacht im Nachtbus, nutzt eine Fähre oder ein Boot oder steigt ins Flugzeug.

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